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Why aren't macros included in most modern programming languages?

43 votes

Why do C# developers newline opening brackets?

39 votes

What's your favourite quote about programming?

32 votes

What syntax element do you hate most in a programming language you use frequently?

13 votes

What are the pros and cons of a language using whitespace vs. {}'s to indicate scope?

11 votes

Do dynamic typed languages deserve all the criticism?

11 votes

Is using goto ever worthwhile?

9 votes

Should a server "be lenient" in what it accepts and "discard faulty input silently"?

8 votes

What makes C developers so curious if "i++ == ++i"?

8 votes

Killer semi-unique programming language features

7 votes

What's the worst technology decision you have ever seen?

6 votes

How would you design a programming language?

6 votes

Measure of power other than Turing completeness

6 votes

What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?

4 votes
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Is extensive documentation a code smell?

3 votes
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In what practical ways is it good to remember the memory/pointers model?

2 votes

What is the ideal mix of senior to junior developers on a team?

1 vote

Processing a stream. Must layers be violated?

1 vote

Legitimate use of the Windows "Documents" folder in programs

0 votes

Should I add parameters to instance methods that use those instance fields as parameters?

0 votes

Are programmers who read programming-related books still rare?